Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 4/14/11
The Inter-Ac League will hold its third annual post-season boys’ Lacrosse Invitational from May 14-25 and has doubled the field to include 12 teams.
The Haverford School will aim fo.r a three-peat in a tourney that features fellow Inter-Ac members Episcopal Academy, Germantown Academy, Malvern Prep, and Penn Charter, last year’s new addition, Lawrenceville School (N.J.) and six new teams, Bullis (MD), Chestnut Hill Academy, The Hill School, The Hun School (N.J), The Peddie School (NJ) and The Shipley School.
Four teams will receive first-round byes based on regular season and league playoff performances. Four Opening Round games will be played at Episcopal Academy on Saturday, May 14.
Quarterfinal Round games will be played Wednesday, May 18 on campus of the top four seeds. The Semifinals and Finals will be back at Dixon Field on the campus of Cabrini College May 21 and 25, respectfully.
“The Inter-Ac Invitational continues to be the premier post-season boy’s lacrosse event in the East,” said John Nostrant, The Haverford School Athletic Director and Lacrosse Coach.
“We are excited to add six new schools and plan to grow the field again next year. The atmosphere is second to none and the kids really enjoy playing in front of a sold out stadium. We are all excited to defend our title.”
Seeds for the 2011 Inter-Ac Invitational will be determined at the conclusion of the regular season.
Tickets for Opening Round games are $5.00 and the Semifinals & Finals are $7.00 per day. To purchase tickets visit http://inter-acinvitational.ticketleap.com/. Seats are limited at both Episcopal Academy and Cabrini College. Ticket may be purchased at the gate, if available.
It is recommended to purchase tickets in advance. EA is an alcohol free campus. Tailgating at Cabrini College is only permitted in designated areas.
The Pattison Sports Group is Philadelphia’s premier sports marketing firm specializing in Strategic Sports Sponsorship Consulting, Sports Property Representation and Event Management. PSG along with NXT Sports owns and operates the Summer Slam Tournament for boys & girls, The Brandywine Classic and the Philadelphia Indoor Lacrosse Championship.
For additional information on the Inter-Ac Lacrosse Invitational please call Jeff Long of Pattison Sports Group at 484-356-1029 or visit PattisonSportsGroup.com.
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